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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, DECEMBER to. 1917 THF. T.ETHnniDGE DAILY PAGE ELEVEN BORDEN MERCILESSL Y SLASHED This Report is an ADVERTISB'ENT Paid forty L L. Pack's Committee Incisive, Logical and Convincing Reasons by Four Brilliant Speakers, Why People of Canada Should of them afterwards. Where li he Ilfiy fitly there. In thut i-rov-nre of British Coluirbli Mr. and ilr. burrell met In the parlor of ie hotel In Vancouver wilHoul txn-iuHlny the psoille, they pushed you aside unJ.ln way they decided low inanv Liberals they wou'J liliOTT In llrlilsh' Columbia to support. Unloij govern! fit and how many Con-servalU.j. They divided U, and Tour laterals. NOT ON THE FIFTY-FIFTY BASIS. That is llnu arithmetic, that la rot on the fifty fifty basis. In the great irovluce of Ontario where there is to bo eighty -two members ejected. in ty only gave Ihe Liberals support -nn the Union govcrnmeiil 11. Go'.r.i; lo Ihe province of Hrltlsh Columbia igaln. every returning officer IB a ronacn-atlve. I went to resentment and discus'.; 1 say -ill that of irit-n LH ji-Ji uui of Ativt tl Otla-wd, then, nlth a. new house of and strong men, you CQJI again hive a honest attempt in Canada. I KQ furlhiT lhan thin, t'r, I v'Jiy In any event ive cannot In this country regard with favor a goveru-nont, union or olhtr.vise. today that :s heodetl by Sir no ben Hordcn. lAyplaiifle.) And why do I say ihat? i say that. Ilrat. because Sir noWr! llorUen. havinf In wtr for la responsible as i-mnliir his go Voi urn till for the misdeeds and and 'lad rule of the government. SOME OF EORDtN'S GREAT BLUNDERS. tire they? I hive not got the liinc to out siiino of the :hLngB. I am guinii lo epeak n.t eminent, and HI or n. on -TofJLi 'i h'.-y fk'-cktd il.-rt, sni'Li-i if th'-ni. lulu uu-lus'inesillkd deals ihe vi rumen t US EUdll Q3 the COVlTlillteill "v1. uii-Jt-r way In w.lli nnil two v. i-wctf In ihe WAI- the KHV [til von ihifl. If a I ta action. lue> iipi-'jh.i K. 'o dillf Lit'lj- v.lLli iru- .iJbJcci, but it they df-s! wliJi il In a v.-jy. 'lit H'J ft', 1 be there with real principle, eddy to tig Hie real atralgbl llilng, ONE WAY TO UDGE A PUBLIC MAN. pay, laOlea and gentlemen there B ciiilj one wily to Judse public nan, not by hla promlcee, but by its rcroril. He has had optmr unity lo 'Jo like square thing by th people, and If he has do no It you IAVO the right lo fiaro conttdence In ;lm; If he lias .not done It, do no LO Occelvc-d by promises KcLlou In all tha Lhev have been Ottawa. Everything ilwy did thero was irrompled and by parly tKlvanldge, yet all of u n-Jiicn they come before you and Let ui forget pirty politics." JACK THE RIPPER RECALLED. A few years ago thcro wan a named Jack III I" per. Sup pusiiiK he came iieforo yoj with before hands dripping with fresh liavo tlio nerve to say he was Hie protector of women. What would ycu say? [I would be ay abaoluli farcp. There la no grrati-r farce than Those men whose hands arc steeped in i-arly governmwnl.- who up today since Union has. been forti'cd nnd conift the people and any "I.eL us cul parly politics." n. pood rt-asim lo forget Ihe uut it IB lr> 'tirp-Pt Ihe long calendar of deed anfl political crlrres ul OUawa. Tlia Is they wanl. to Tlic are that the; cannot forpi-L the df-can If tlie> wished lo rvr.d I will tell-yoi Ihil is Ihat .lhe> nAvrcate cuttlnjc oul Ihe politics They raid .el ue cut oul lhe politics, let deal wltji this nf-rlouB.y. don't lo cut oul politics Cnnnda. They aay we have hud nuke In I ho hour of an tlecllon. when hi needs your votes. e don't want to cut oul tho riirty' pollllca. I If wo had no imrty politics In our elections nnd In our parliaments things would get In n. tad way, a very bad way aoon. WHAT, WOULD BRING'BAD. RESULTS. If we ha-l no In our elf-c- ____ ___ lions and in our legislatures and par- you franhlv that on tl llan.enis1. ihlnua would, get into a bad onst the people regard' iv norden government the this governincnl' Is doing the thing. They are not doln'e it by thi MOeralg. If It wtre n' Union, EQV- erninenl, I would turn .this govern- nicni down as a Union f ovcrnmeni because II IB playing unfairly wJU: should unfairly but those with whom U ;cail. Not only way very moon. our system of government we have lo havo uarty, if we arc lo have .hones I, effi- cient suvermnenl. They would make you think, for Inatajicc, 1[ everyone their nenl. tho so-culled Union govern- ment. That is true, but that docs not a Union government. Why, where the great Liberal parly, Is It following these men? Vou know, olr, U is nol. LIBERAL PARTY tS INTACT TODAY. The Mbcrnl party la I. tact loday throughout Canada and as 1 have siild In many places, and I sky hero tonight, II .3 closer lu the people, truer to lla principles, purer and Vel- tcr bccnusa (hose men have left Its (Applause.) Who are the mon who havo Joined from Ihe Lib erol parly? We have two from this neighborhood horrnboute. I do not know how you regard 11, but I the Pacific with alarm Ir.lo Ihls government Sir Clifford SKton. govern- ha -beal rcftaon ln t'lie world ;a this. meeting, und 1 have nol gt ihe Hmc lo go Into details. Uut we ill know the cJlrA.Yat.ani ivasic iba roveriin.tnt has been su.Lly of. Take >no llluFiralloti among a number Curing Ihe conduct of this ivar, up .o ihe [in.'EciiL lime Ct'.l'OO soldLtrs tictn senl from i.'armda across he only lo found afler .rore csunlnej, over there thai they xtro unfii for eervicc AND THAT :ncant tui eifcnee to the country of iSO.CCO.tOO. That Is u (act. Jly Mr. Irvine, referred tonight what we call thu trench tool. That trench tool cost nearly H was invented by a lady typewriter of lenernl Sam Hughes at Ottawa. whole Ljslr.ess 'if O.n.i id BHOI to plocPd. :ire a by In other countrLca. Tiiey point to this QJI our between ilit- L -j business and moral lionor. That 1: ly hnnietis Rovern- t'.Vnt Individuals, t.ut 1 can QUlply that ihat wa ven in you here about iho oM rs-p. We thai to -h'jw ihe lack buslr.eFd and fcjrc- giil on the parl of the g-ovtrninent ite When a luims that u.ij rcjccied by In u It this Site must have been yooj l In Ihe country waa a 'supporter of government, ihat- -would every member of parlla- was a tupuorllng them, that thai would be a mlllen nlum. We had'IhnTt condition In ill 'pnSylncB of'. Brlllfih Columbia, for pmcilcAlly 19 yeu-J, where there1 wns pracilcatiy no opposition, The gov- ernment went on (ally, end did ifhe.1 they liked, iuid Ihero was no opposi- tion to check them up. What wn: tha result They brought that prov- ince to tha brink of The> 01 ought aboul condition BO com- pletely bad Lhat IL.wUI ttht yean and ycnrs and yearn lo rectify it Whal would happen r.l OlULwa, where Interest Involved, arft daalt-with every LT thero wen ho'iOppo.slllon'lD" check'up" the gov trntnuiil and see Ihat not too far ivr'oiig. Even with an opposition doing It. full 'July, they would pel away will a'lq( of ill-advlaed work. Whal-wouli lo. this country If Ihero wcr rio opposition n.1 Hi! I cay. I sa thai you have soL-lo hnv I'arly 1C 'you are lo have alrrklfiht. efficient and hones nrncnl In this country, so Ion zr, h.ivc our present form of con WHAT THESE PEOPLE .MEAN. at tlieeo people mean when Ihcy men omlnated by Hear, Tuke the other men who Tiara jrone n. Take. GuLlirie. What hind of a waa he? lie Ti'na a Liberal, !r, as many of you reading people now who always stood, ivhen II ame to a cloeh, slood Jn with Ihe Interests against Ihe" Interests of he people. There never was a ca-te vhen the tariff question was up In no HOU'EO of Commons but what he tood In with the big rs Interests of the leople. "That" la a facL Take llr. laUatityne the palnL man. they Ihoushl they more while yvash to -while- vash some ol them. 'What waa hcl Vn cx-presidtnt bl the Manufactur- ers'. Association of Take Lowell. Why, "It you EO- down o Ottawa lortay, lime that 'It 1.1 p pen a thai that rank king ates, Sir Joicph'Flavells la at capUal and nt; tho srfrhe lime, you'wll sJe together ai Ihe clpb, TWO ABSENTEES WHO ARE MOURNED. There are only I-regret from Iho Liberal ranks, who have ihat it ts hi Icagut wllh Influences (hut nre with those tiitt have brought aboiu Mils awful con- dition Ihat prevails In thin country. WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR BAD CONDITIONS? As sensible men and .women, ask yourselves, it you liave any confi- dence In lliose who have bttn tilllns froiri tho condlilon ol this country. 1 say you cannot. afo tho prorileers supporting In thlp elcclloi., Ihe food hogs a_s they arc lerned now? ilie blK-ln- .lerests money of Toronto, and the railway cor- liorallona. JJ.e honest with youricll on election day and answer thai (lucstlon truthfully. They are sup- porting this so-tailed Union govern- ment, They are Hie people thai sup- ported Iho liorden Conservative. gov- ernment. They recognise no change al all In Ihe administration or In Ihe real conslllullon of llie government, .ind If they do. not, then why should you, as. electors? THE CASE OF THE PROFITEERS Take prof liters who .have been rolling up millions In profili out of your necessities and out ol c-r, as the- boy suid. (Laughter.) rfometlilns a. miillo.T collars of jour money went Inio ihat trench tool flatco, and not1 a trench tool ever -aw the trenches. Take another lllus- irallon: Tho returned soldior.s will te1.! !hat they stcn stacks of clothing-, ctalhing, a? high ag a building, burned nnd 4CEtroycd tho clothing was shoddy or mlsfllilns, cottin? Mi llie iKitkf-t much in ihs i'ri..! u r-foolem Joined cabinet Corvell and and thoso and I want lo Jic and Etrlfa of itals war, They., "are" supporting Ibis pretsrij governmenl. O6es not Iha4 injJce vou iinder8la.nd at .once that have ho fear, al 'all Ihtt this t' going Is beal them down to honeet aLralih't bunlneis methods, iltiring this terrlblG ivar.crisis? Tha IB Ihe only conclusion you cnn reach I hold-to and I hold lo It firmly Irft raa you an Illuetratlon don't whether :jt, liapjieri In this of Calnry.'bul In our larger cities, every now wlien there IB a. mayoralty election ._id millions ol mbnny, and lhal hap- pened, 13 a (act. That is a facl and that happened, ladles am! gentlemtn, while'one or two recrultt lhal have been forced to recruit li Vancouver, rather than be hdJ Before ihe etroninltig mt In the.' exhibition grounds There tonight, because they have nol Ihe proper clothing or proper 'jeddlnK. .Millions olllustrallon of of great. ;palrlots. TaTjft nhori, you m'ay rarnlllar, Sir Elfton. 'He lio, set hlrpEelfup recently-, in Ihia conn iry ag a ycod philosopher and frlcni to try anrt .-hoortwlnk the-people o this country. 'He Is telilng them how to be Look (it him, look'a Sir .Clifford.. SJfton. .lia. 1 to" make sacrifices through that crooked gislation was that Ihe lib to beat things country; to a" liveable of It If It hack In Ihls condition, and wheli 'I' eefi" a ment supported -people' 'who Have been the of rm bVlhrlnK iboutMImt coridUfon 'In this courilry, I would say I" will hiVe" liolhlng Jo wllh your, governme s 1 do, And honor lo them fur thcro Is nul cnft'hundrfflth fn conl suppoTllng thla Union ROV- rnmcnl of Canada. (Applauae.) HI3 HA8- fAPPENED BE FOR aL The tame lioldi goo4 of tht -Lbcrnl parly. Why llr, havo had hlnffa like ihli happen before. Take or instance, we liavo eeen In hls- ory where very prominent Proleit- nl clergymen have over lo the ".omnn Catbollo church and heeomc llgnllirlw In that cliurcn. Did thai nean thul Protestanllam wai fall- Ve riolhlng i den, no mailer ivnat you .11, Union government'or anything U Is not a government of ihe people, or In tho Interests of Ihe people. I n'lll have lo wall till we have a real Union government, If It la :o (he interests of tho country. (Ap- WHY NOT EARLIER UNION Now, gentlemen, If Union gu.crn- mcnl la a desirable thing In Ihia Country, why Is It that the ;bralny iron Coiiservnilve party, did iot Ihlrik of It ctrllcr In our political .ilElory.. Does not that strike you ,as :jclra.ordlnary? Ouly on Ihe. iva :hla election do thty assert-thBt IL is desirable. -When the hrqkp out n lUtlo uyer-three years ngo.'you lid nnl hear them have (ol to have a united country tehlnd A union tovtrnniehl to-carry on 'Ihe war In the right way. Not ,al all. piece of r. phrty waa golhff Lo get a contrlbu- llo'n for Ihe Iho cam- paign 'funds. That'was from Mr. (Applauie.) Bo much for thai deal, and. }Ir. Bordon .cannot escape Ihe fesp'onalbllliy. T.Tldnsf up the quesllon of Iho Ross rifle, you know Irmi. two thousand of the brave Canadian boys lhal went across ihe ocean jnet death.on HC- qount of that weapon, anri Il.wai not Ihat the Bovernrnent did not .know that .It, WAS a-.uscJcsa weapon. "We- kne.w that II .was a IflTBet H had done won- ilcrs. Cor itself. line, bul. .li waa" always a question aa Lo Us use- fulness In wa'i as ..lo whether II would" useful! or not. The higher. Im- mediately report "that lo Otlawn. after-.condemning U. The. Ottawa authorille.1 held on to Ihat rifle for fourteen Ions m on the. During thai long period of lime, Canadians were driven Ilko cattle to the slaujhler. I have heard returneJ soldiers. tell me- how. they aaw- ttAhvoxt- .young men from Canada on Ihe bolts- of their In an endeavor to In another cartridge; the itc it lit-ro. I say .It ivould.bc we! i JI.IES nn to .the Crlrn al milking It rv'c.rlinc'for any nt tti clnrse more during ihe wa or Ihe iic-cu'sitie-i of: life .ihan ih riglnal "coat, of plii.'i air profit. lhal he vilh one- stroke of you uLi out .ill sjicc'jlallon iti: food 1 Canada, cind, aa Von il.'ls 'lh ood who have boostt l-.i cost of living in Ibis country, ad lotiody else. THE HIGH COST OF LIVING. The cost or-JlvIr.p'i3 abnoVpiTl. 'it. awful. I rnyi-cir havtf tl rate' per f or, "jiotatocd .'JB iviiiler, -and those sairie'-poflUci's bought, six: jn on Ihs' senrJler.' ,alvfla- B- i lo TIlcj' were put in the stcraso haus and kepi ihcrc till ha'd 't'o'liave potatoes Yor food cornjSeJTe'd to p'ay th'eSc profits to Is deptoraMe comlLllori'i'raiiil 'ii (joing to .CpJn.iiIiai..-, If it cannot be record -IMHS way, then U will 'have, lo be, I another. (Applause.) out In ruy EAT LESS WHILE FOOD HOGS FATTEN. Thoi- you, .topln of Can lo t-ai Lc-ii while the food hOR fallen. j.i ilnlr i sa> thai ivhen Sir -Iluhtrt liis bcC-n for nilliloii. ivrote in Ills manifesto it ht ia goitiff LO change that, they vo no licence 10. accopi In hi] faitli. when he says to tho ium he tia.s humlMtitcd In ihls elec ,n, whom he has dlsenfranchlsc-d, al Lf elKietl ho will give them ib. al the licit election. Do yo- It. laillej? Even 1C you did will the vote al lha nex tclkin. Vou will have It PA of iho Liberal govtriiment- OMEN ARE GETTING, I. TO THE SITUATION. 'What In the worH is it that ll ilns to creau- such a chung-s be- -tc-ii IKI-A- and Ihe nest elect.on la e intelligence of tho wo.nen? lial La happen? !C ointn aro InifclllL'c-nt enough to vote t ihe next election ihe women pi nru" Intelligent, enough ai liils cctlon. Why did 101 be give you IP vote? lie did nut do It because t ivaa olrald lhal tho unerring In tliict of .would n.rm to go thtrc. That is he deprived SO per oenl. of y vote In elccilon. Well, let us-sce, we have a govcrn- a. Union government, vith a number of. Ihii'pld [Lit in H that arc responsible for al his condition of affairs. Did yoii lutlce how In forming that govern- nent how careful he- was lo pick like the Liberals I men- iontjd a. little while liberals who always kepi In with ll'.e.bip In eresis. Did you notice' how. carcfu ne thai Up weeded oul Ms old cabinet, how he only look pood naturtd. old, men out ot It, n like Dr. no..cli, CrQthers, poch ranc, aJid xo on, aJid did you nolle1 he kept in thct governnietifme whom ihe people 01 this country ar readv Lo revolt RjRlnsl today. Ilko who. brouchl In jnlDcrcbly irlckv ElccUon acI; mcri likr--. While, i who always been hand In glove wllh It I In thLs country; and S t Edward Kemp, oiid -They ho't lo'o'v. as. 1C. thay panted cabinet thnt.'- Vnncouycr we full of. food whicJi, In city 'of Lsd oilr .slore- er.. ihari be sold toj people ,nf there, rath al. fair' pr lar's worlrr of tl" has in Iho thdri pell It al a fair price. Thai >viil have tp, be corrected In one .wd.y' or .it' win be corrected In nnolHcr. People ore not going to stand for Ihnt kind oC biui- ncp rascality anil humbug nnyrlons'cr. More, than, ihat. Tnlhlngfltoul J- [ohnp-l IhiL-would'd.baJ hoaeslly people this Auntry. He m Sjier f- covcrnment that. sland, 'by that put him Into powcp-yoars-fleo, ajid Uiat he IF LM now aJid hopes to conllnue, to Verve lii the fulurc. Thai is a fact. tjo for. Union You Suppose we do! ho.t whn[ coyernrricnt ore. we Rolns I? 'Vou any wo will have lo support" a. goyfrnment1 headed hy'SIr IAUI-UT; THE PART THAT LAURIER HAS PLAYED.D Lr.dies let "me deal food spcculalors, I ns Ihcy to''Tear fr what Lo dp all.that kind o very frcn In'ttlVihg yo Ifi'tl mdn'ivho himself ,dl. not'-hesitate 'to a prtffit of million'frarics out of "a" horse deal with the government of'France. that mean? You will soy Ihat Is. only business. .1 say ___ ._ ___ It Is not Kood business for ,1. man who Unton'tjovernnicnt? J rcfer'e'U lo that la pretending lo'be'a patriot today In n llltlo -while tieo. have' got Hits, a: man who has been knighted.; I eayji Is nol good busl- f6r him 16. do thai. Ihe lakln? franca, while It made him richer, H- gallant ally.Krance .JusJ. pne million Trancs, poorer (p light this war with. In line wilh ivhal'-U-c tinvp'eoen before In the Career .of :.0alrlpt, Sir Clifford Sjftbn. It inattor with him for allies. Do not (hlnk trial, rio matter how, much protest'Ihat It IL has al- ways'hcen o 1th that covornminl and i well M you Vntw ind trerjr oifa that they couM whmi they faced It waa on IT then, 'IUMW. wtn linking that they Mid, "Lct'i'hAri a union I Mr UMft have been a tlnw ft unhni this country al 'tke ___r...ji and ttcmbllng with raje! bc- callac could :do nothing to off- sei Ihe oncomlnK Hurt Arc you Bnlnj; ro'stand for-thal? 1 think Uorden .-cannot eicapf that BOR'DEN'KNUCKLED. s- TO THE BIG INTERESTS. "I'nke' another of Uordon knJeltlefl dovn IfTgfr This 'toyerrimtri'. has tool of flrnnclP.: Interests. In' Can id a. present finance minister, Sir went Into that cabinet ai the avowed rtpreecnlal.vo the Toronto Inltreila, and he lived up to thai TfprvMntaHon. .SlfCharleJ Illbbtrt Topper. In the ipeech 'holi ol Ihe Tnlklns about Sir u-iri say thnt Ho In Krench.- may ho'a slumbllnj block with -did becom6 a mattM opproJ.rium on Surely .It, Is, not today Tidn't Ihat vJofTre and don't fonet' -tha rrllllon Frenchmftn are flfhll an 5, CtWO of iho UoloD covcrn AfpolMed THAT WA8 f, THE RIGHT TIME. .v That would have been ..the tot Ihe a Uni sovcrn'mcnt. Thtrc IB anoiMr l _ dissolved In J this Section, when all Ual1 clasi 'of. people mil broutht .t W what 'eilroyci wM patriotic thiii loday InvtMd of billing Lo'Joln the "coHrjt il.ey co arcund with tbafr BEGAN r TO FUOCKJQ CANADA. JUnl'lut BOort 'ai'IlW tho vulturM1 Hii' ti (UcX-to I no( IH1 In CaKarf I ft atfVflnd __ AS PSOFITEER. Tcike Joseph As you ''now. h? I? the head of-Ihs' greatest LUElri68s Iri Cflnncla, Sir Joseph hft's'bcon lurniliR over mll- B fri profljg "avdry year HlnCr this began. You pay thai Is good I liy'lL Id'not, Anil I will1 lell yijfl why. Sir Joseph Hftvcllt, nail lo (he minister ol mllltla In' thla haR lo do with the of Jthe .war Ihan hny crthfir fnnn, He la Ihe representative of tlfcr Imperial fnunit 16n.1 III In' thit, poSllloh he' flS8 grot ._. arabiJiU 'of lo spQfid, Miii' I I hat' mdri Vihomd bo A inar. wh'o 'Mantl aboVft 'reproach. 30ROEN, KNEW' ABOUT ALL THI9. ,v-'. N'ow, nobcrl''Dordfin tlifl government wMIb- solng on. I eay. he (he ilnbllltr. Jlo itill ,haa -auooUicd wltli him a number, ot mlnlste.rsVwho were present In Ms old "calilijet, ,ylia aro resiiortslblc, Take'-Keriiri; vrhytc and MclEhen, THey. [hen, and they are -.there' KI1L VAA4 they nsk you to. liaye In.tMa preMiit' governmehl.j fill- Borden I. wrlllhc 'i ,to tho people tfrt ire-all over Is' Iho poilllonl 116 rnllllorti fco' Tu it6 "tonsumcrg mado -proJutia In 'Canada. profit M itfo' eA -1 pound" on' 1- r- fend >n tlifoufh thfs'co'nlln- rt aj a> Wli dt- Jrrrt cntrftcU wtUi him fcpforft the n? Rfirt ttotn Lh tnoujth ho ing his ceMs nn bacon, t smy that lllfKlllfriilld unJIrtrtoril. ali' t hurl Ihon ana. _.. .It- .MnHtbinfj .'4td 19' any .of IM he'hkh alt'] Jar. Is .dolnf ttuoit what I of pamphlets tho got'rt-ntttont "afW C flnil ,.ln rosU-iurantv, tverywheri. Tbal ll their (ieV ot Hitting ,lhii food Tor ittio rlshla oj rlihla of CanaJa .11 Is no f7 rFrcnchVnivn. 'While 8k